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  • Taking Design Thinking to Schoolby Shelley Goldman; Zaza Kabayadondo

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 49.95

    Design thinking is a method of problem-solving that relies on a complex set of skills, processes and mindsets that help people generate novel solutions to problems. Taking Design Thinking to School: How the Technology of Design Can Transform Teachers, Learners, and Classrooms uses an action-oriented approach to reframing K-12 teaching and learning,... more...

  • Reconceptualizing Plato?s Socrates at the Limit of Educationby James M. Magrini

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    Bridging the gap between interpretations of "Third Way" Platonic scholarship and "phenomenological-ontological" scholarship, this book argues for a unique ontological-hermeneutic interpretation of Plato and Plato?s Socrates. Reconceptualizing Plato?s Socrates at the Limit of Education offers a re-reading of Plato and Plato?s Socrates in terms of... more...

  • Argument as Dialogue Across Differenceby Jennifer Clifton

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 46.95

    In the spirit of models of argument starting with inquiry, this book starts with a question: What might it mean to teach argument in ways that open up spaces for change?changes of mind, changes of practice and policy, changes in ways of talking and relating? The author explores teaching argument in ways that take into account the complexities and... more...

  • Navigating the Education Research Mazeby Dolene Rossi; Francis Gacenga; Patrick Alan Danaher

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 85.56

    This book depicts rigorous and vigorous accounts of strategies used successfully by researchers to negotiate their way through the research maze. The metaphor of the maze evokes several different and sometimes contradictory elements of contemporary education research, including complexity, confusion, messiness, multiplicity and risk. While these are... more...

  • Critical Thinking Nowby Nancy Burkhalter

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2016; US$ 17.99

    Teaching critical thinking requires sustained, finely tuned teaching and assessment methods. This book lays out a blueprint to do just that. Specifically, it outlines the necessary components of a critical thinking classroom and provides assessment techniques and ample exercises adaptable to any student?s field, age, or level of education. more...

  • Instructional Process and Concepts in Theory and Practiceby Celal Akdeniz

    Springer Singapore 2016; US$ 116.29

    This book offers an accessible, practical and engaging guide that provides sample instructional activities supported by theoretical background information, with a focus on the nature of the instructional process in relation to several variables. It approaches instructional models, strategies, methods, techniques, tactics and planning from a new perspective... more...

  • Critical Approaches to Education Policy Analysisby Michelle D. Young; Sarah Diem

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 84.57

    This volume informs the growing number of educational policy scholars on the use of critical theoretical frameworks in their analyses. It offers insights on which theories are appropriate within the area of critical educational policy research and how theory and method interact and are applied in critical policy analyses.  Highlighting how... more...

  • Mine the Gap for Mathematical Understandingby John J. SanGiovanni

    SAGE Publications 2016; US$ 34.95 US$ 31.99

    Being an effective math educator is one part based on the quality of the tasks we give, one part how we diagnose what we see, and one part what we do with what we find. Yet with so many students and big concepts to cover, it can be hard to slow down enough to look for those moments when students? responses tell us what we need to know about next best... more...

  • Geoscience Educationby Clara Vasconcelos

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 84.57

    This book presents research in Geoscience Education focusing on indoor and outdoor environments in which teaching geoscience gains particular relevance, significance and contextualization. The research areas that are presented throughout the thirteen chapters cover a wide variety of subjects ranging from educational resources and fieldwork to science... more...

  • Ensuring High-Quality Curriculumby Angela Di Michele Lalor

    ASCD 2016; US$ 27.99

    Develop a solid foundation for teaching and learning with this definitive, step-by-step guide to curriculum design and evaluation. more...